Global Patent Index - EP 1185089 A2

EP 1185089 A2 20020306 - Image pickup apparatus

Title (en)

Image pickup apparatus

Title (de)

Bildaufnahmegerät

Title (fr)

Appareil de prise d'image

Publication

EP 1185089 A2 20020306 (EN)

Application

EP 01307253 A 20010828

Priority

  • JP 2000257546 A 20000828
  • JP 2000292530 A 20000926

Abstract (en)

An image pickup apparatus comprises: first and second photoelectric conversion units (309) each including a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements (301,302); an image forming unit that forms images viewed from different points on the plurality of photoelectric conversion elements (301,302) included in each of the first and second photoelectric conversion units (309); a first holding unit for holding signals from the first photoelectric conversion unit (309), the first holding unit having at least the same number of capacitors (312,313) as the number of the photoelectric conversion elements (301,302) included in the first photoelectric conversion unit (309); a second holding unit for holding signals from the second photoelectric conversion unit (309), the second holding unit having at least the same number of capacitors (320,321) as the number of the photoelectric conversion elements (301,302) included in the second photoelectric conversion unit (309); wherein a first common output line (318) is provided to which signals are read out from the plurality of capacitors (312,313,320,321) included in each of the first and second holding units. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7

H04N 5/232; H04N 3/15; H04N 5/335; H01L 27/146; H04N 5/225

IPC 8 full level

H04N 5/232 (2006.01); H04N 5/357 (2011.01); H04N 5/365 (2011.01); H04N 5/378 (2011.01)

CPC (source: EP US)

H04N 5/232122 (2018.08 - EP US); H04N 5/3575 (2013.01 - EP US); H04N 5/365 (2013.01 - EP US); H04N 5/36961 (2018.08 - EP US); H04N 5/378 (2013.01 - EP US)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT NL

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1185089 A2 20020306; EP 1185089 A3 20041124; US 2002036257 A1 20020328; US 6750437 B2 20040615

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 01307253 A 20010828; US 93584201 A 20010824